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>> coming up, remembering, mourning, uniting. we'll take you to ceremonies marking the ninth anniversary of 9/11. >> dozens of soldiers return home to loved ones. >> families of victims slain on baltimore streets rally to send a message to lawmakers. >> what caused a gasline rupture in california? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group]
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>> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm caledcad. sarah caldwell. >> a little rain to start the day today. this is going to be mostly a morning event. if you are trying to plan your day and you have stuff to do outside, try to do it as late in the day as you can. we're pretty much locked into the day. represented by yellows and oranges, warmer. this afternoon a thunderstorm, and you might get a peek at the sun late in the day. high temperatures between 70 and 75. we'll look at the seven-day forecast when we come back. >> in the news this morning, a child makes a grew so many -- grusome discovery. the police went inside the home and found the bodies of a man and a woman.
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howard county police say it appears both people had suffered injuries. they are working to determine their injuries and how they died. >> in baltimore city, police searching for the gunman that shot a 15-year-old boy. it happened on the 15,000 block. the man was hit in the arm, another hit in the chest. at last check he was in stable condition at a local hospital. no word on motive. >> new information in the search for an escaped inmate. paul bryan palmer escaped from central district jail as he was waiting to be transferred to central booking. he is suspected to be traveling with a woman, and the car is
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using a donut spare tire as one of its wheels. police are asking if you have information to call 9/1. >> a new trial starts this week for the state's revised cang statute. duwan marshall. the judge heard juror's testimony that included alleged misconduct after a jury used the internet to search the suspect's prior criminal record. >> a sheriff's report this weekend for family members of murder victims. to recognize the impact on the victim's -- victims' families. they heard from people that had losses themselves. >> the purpose of this is so we can get healing to our city and also to let our city government know that something needs to be done about the murders on the street to keep the streets safer
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for our children. >> street -- there was counseling for those who were interested. >> the ninth anniversary of the -- of 9/11. here's 11 news reporter france france -- michelle franzen. >> family and survivors gathered in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. they read names of each one lost. and at times the public ceremony included personal and emotional tributes. >> my life has not been the same. >> family members, firefighters, and first responders also walked down into the ground zero construction site carrying photos and laying flowers in the
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reflecting pool. at the pentagon, president obama alluded to the recent mosque and koran burning issues and asked the americans to -- >> the highest honor we can pay those we lost, indeed, our greatest weapon in this ongoing war is to do combha our adversaries fear the most -- to stay true to who we are as americans. to renew our sense of common purpose. to say that we define the character of our country. >> in shakeville, pennsylvania. first lady michelle obama paid tribute to flight -- the tribute in life. twin beams lighting up the new york skyline and symbolizing where the twin towers once
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stood. ceremonies and memorials that serve as reminders, the nation is still mourning and healing from the losses of that day. nbc news, new york. >> here in maryland next year's anniversary for the 9/11 attacks will mean changes. governor o'malley said the there will be a memorial installed. it will include a steel artifact from the twin towers in new york that will serve as the centerpiece. >> in towson a flag or each life lost was placed for everyone to remember that tragic day. republicans showed their support in reprebrans of 9/11 victims. 2,977 flags. >> 11 national guard warriors were honored there. a wreath-laying ceremony
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honoring those who paid the ultimate price in the war. governor o'malley was the guest speaker for that event. >> to b.w.i., and a heart-warming reunion. last night dozens of soldiers returned, and for one local family, it was a moment they will never forget. kim dacey has that story. >> a plane full of soldiers returning from overseas are greeted with cheers at b.w.i. airport. senior master sergeant excited to stee his family. >> it is wonderful to be back in a free country, my country, the united states of america. >> sheshmani's five-month deployment meant he missed the start of the school year. >> a new school year has its new challenges, but if education is in your blood, that's why you do it. >> the soldiers are returning to american soldier on september 11, a significance not lost on
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them or their families. >> it is an honor for those that have gone before me and have not come back or were victims here on this day nine years ago. that makes me very sober minded, ten even though it is wonderful to be back. >> it is important to remember that freedom is not free and it takes a tremendous amount of sacrifice. i am proud of my husband and also the men and women that serve. i am proud of them. >> some are returning home while others are just leaving. they say it is especially poignant to leave to defend our freedom nine years to the day after the tror attack. >> it just reminds me why we joined the nation. it was nine years ago, and yet it seems like yesterday. it reminds me how important it is to protect our nation. >> a nation these soldiers say they are proud to serve for any day of the year. >> i know a lot of people that would love to have those freedoms and that opportunity
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that don't. so i am thankful that i do. >> he headed to dover for a debriefing, but he should be home with his family about mid-week. >> 64 degrees on tv hill. >> good news in the fight against alzheimer's disease. find out about the vitamin supplement that could stop the brain from shrinking. >> and a one-on-one interview with hector torres. learn more about this former firefighter that wants to represent northeast baltimore in the maryland state senate. >> first, a live picture outside. tony has your insta-weather plus forecast n
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>> welcome back, everyone. it is 5:12. light southwest wind at around 5 miles an hour. right now we are socked in, and there even a few thunderstorms out there. i'm sure you have seen the lightning. nothing of any consequence, but especially the areas shaded in orange or combrel yellow, we have a thundershower west of annapolis, thundershowers moving over to the eastern shore counties. the rain extends from baltimore all the way back into the mountains.
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it is moving west to east. it will take a while to clear out. i would say by late this morning or early this afternoon, we should start to dry out. you might even get a peek at the sun late in the day, but there is a little cloud deck behind us. you can get a better view here. if we take it and set it into motion. so again a couple hours and we should start to dry out. there is cloud cover back in the mountains, so i doubt if we will get a lot of sunshine after the rain ends, but still you should be able to do stuff outside as we head into the afternoon and the sky should clear tonight as an area of high pressure moves in behind this system. >> temperature-wise, it should be a tough call. we get the sun to break out, but for now, i think we'll be stuck in the low 70's throughout the afternoon. 63 degrees in randallstown. 64 in centerville over on the eastern shore. we should wind up with nice weather as everybody heads back to work and school. there could be a few showers on
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tuesday. a brief trip to the tropics. a tropical wave south of puerto rico. that is no big deal. right now, the major player is hurricane igor, category one hurricane. right now it looks like igor will miss the islands and be somewhat close to the united states as we head to the beginning of next weekend. we'll keep an eye on igor. showers this morning. that's our forecast here at home. things start to clear out this afternoon. high temperatures between 70 and 75. clearing tonight, and turning cooler with temperatures dropping back into the 50's. sunset this evening at 7:20 exactly. seven-day forecast, nice day on monday with a high temperature near 79. a slight chance for a couple showers on tuesday with highs in the upper 70's. the best chance for rain once we get beyond this morning looks to be at the end of the week late thursday and into friday. but this is much-needed rain this morning, so maybe we
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shouldn't complain about it and send it back to the news desk. >> he's a political newcomer but no stranger to the public. hector torres says he now wants to fight for baltimore's 34th district. >> deborah weiner spoke with him about his first run for public office. >> hello, i'm hector torres. nice to meet you. >> he has heard it many times before. people think he looks like someone they know. >> i knock on doors and oftentimes people do recognize me. first thing i hear s. you're the firefighter aren't you? >> yes, he's the public information officer who on camera and in a crisis never steamed to lose his cool.
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come to find out, i was the first person to interview him. >> we were talking about kitens being rescued. >> today he is candidate torres. at 58, the democratic has served on numerous nonprofit boards. the son of puerto rican imgrants accident he's long been the go-to voice for the hispanic community and even served as the public representative on hispanic affairs. >> i think it is important for me to be in annapolis. i am not running as a hispanic kate candidate, i'm running as the best candidate. >> torres is trying to unseat joan carter con way who has had the job since 1997. >> i'm not going to have all the answers, i'm not even going to know what all the problems are.
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so by engaging in community, i think we open up the doors to solving so much more and being so much more creative than we are right now. >> creative, like how he revammed the city's smoke detector program when he was with the department, ultimately installing the detectors for free. >> it enabled us to build a better relationship between the community and the department. those are the kipeds of innovative things i think -- kinds of innovative things i think are important. i think we can do that with crime. i think there are a lot of people that want to help, but no one has been able to galvanize this community. i think we can do that. >> torres wants to bring back town meetings and generally improving communication, his expertise. all ideas he shares with voters as he attempts to knock on 10,000 doors as the campaign is over. what keeps him going is his mother who lives the district. >> at the end of the day when i'm starving she has that hot meal for me. >> what does she make?
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>> oh, all kinds of good stuff. all kinds of good puerto rican food. >> a new road for hector torres who still wants to put out the fires, but this time they are in annapolis. deborah weiner, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and our "commitment 2010" coverage continues in our next hour of "11 news sunday morning." >> coming up, why low-carb diets are being linked to higher mortality rates in our "medical alert." >> i'm jennifer franciotti. details next. >> and word that a popular >> and word that a popular roland park is moving.
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>> researchers have discovered that vitamin b along with normal vitamin amounts found it stops brain shrinkage by as much as 30%. >> what we recommend is that people with memory problems, especially the elderly, especially if they are being diagnosed already in a memory clinic, should be diagnosed by their doctors whether or not it is a good idea to take these vitamins. >> the warnings are that the long-term effect of taking large doses of vitamin b are not known, but researchers say this may be a way to delay the onset of the disease. >> low-cash diets can help melt away extra pouppeds, but the effects on your health could be dangerous. researchers found diets that emphasize animal sources of fat and protein are associated with higher mortality from all causes
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in men and women. however, a vegetable-based low-carb diet -- researchers say the differences that affect mortality lie in bad fats and good fats, fiber and other vitamins. >> a cancer diagnosis used to be somewhat of a death sentence. now the state-of-the-art treatment is changing all that. one area hospital where that treatment is taking place is right here in baltimore. jennifer franciotti has more. >> it is devastating. it is scary. >> john remembers all too well being told three years ago he had stain g one throat cancer after doctors found a tumor at the base of his tongue. >> i thought in the beginning that it was -- >> he was treateded -- treated with radiation, but says he and his doctor might have chosen surgery if this state-of-the-art
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technology had been available. >> the robot was used for prostate surgery, but it has just recently been approved to remove hard-to-reach cancers of the throat, tongue, and tonsils. using a penny, the doctor demonstrates its precision moments. >> in other words, we have cameras that go into the mouth, allow us a 3-d view and allow us to remove tumors. >> it is combleetly changing the game for doctors and patients whose previous surgical option involved going through the jaw and partial tongue removal. >> the benefits seem to be amazing so far cutting the hospital visits exponentially. and so far the rate is just as good as the traditional surgery. >> when i was training, the only options that patients like michael douglas and my patients had was very invasive and
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required a week in the hospital and a feeding tube, etc. patients now can get this type of surgery and be able to leave the hospital the next day, they should be able to speak and swallow almost normally. >> and that's comforting to patients like this patient who is now cancer-free. >> this place here, they are always in the front lane of -- line of getting the new technology. world class physicians and surgeons coupled with state-of-the-art technology. should >> and despite somewhat some may say, a new study finds money can bring happiness. but how much? >> first, a look at events going on around town this weekend.
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>> it has been in the community for years, but now there is talking it is moving. rob roblin has more. >> the deli has been here 27 years. since 1984, this has been the
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place to gather in rolan park. >> we have been coming here for years. >> lunch times are always busy. around here, it is a lunch-time favorite. >> we think it is a great place to meet. you have downtown, you have towson. it is a nice in between spot. >> i like this location. the parking is easy, and it is just tradition. >> now aanita ward says she's going to be moving. >> since my lease has been up a long time ago, many years ago, and i've been on a month-to-month, that i would probably have to leave, and they would help me find a spot, which they have been doing. >> aanita says she plans to stay in the roland park area.
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>> you must have been upset? >> i was, but i'm excited now. i'm excited for a new place, new walls, newer facilities, maybe even better location. >> and for her regular customers -- >> anita bakes the best turkey in town, so it is one of those things like, where is she going to be? >> it is a local institution, something we can all rely upon and i hope it can remain intact elsewhere in the community. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> makes me hungry. >> it is a fun place to stop in. >> it is 5:29. 64 degrees on tv hill. >> coming up, the latest on a gas fire eruption in san francisco. >> and in new york city a bridge rips off the top of a double decker bus leaving four people dead.
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that story when "11 news sunday that story when "11 news sunday morning" my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress.
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>> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for joining us. >> let's take another look outside with tony. i am excited because i don't have to water my garden. >> this is much needed. it has been almost 20 days since we've had measurable rain. so it has been a long time.
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i know it is the weekend, but this is what we should be rooting for. it is not going to last very long. so you will still be able to do stuff outside. we are getting a good soaking rain in many neighborhoods this morning. even a few thunderstorms showing up on live h.d. doppler radar. the rain extends the mountains back toward hagerstown. it could be two or three hours before things start to clear out. by the time we get into the afternoon, i think it will be ok. rain showers likely this morning, maybe a thunderstorm. mostly cloudy this afternoon with a high temperature in the low 70's. when we come back in just a few minutes, we'll check the seven-day forecast and see what's on tap for the rest of the week. for now, to the news. >> officials have raised the deaths from that gas explosion to six. santa clara firefighters found the remains of two more victims in a house that was burned all the way down to a fire place and a staircase. it is believed they are the two people reported missing in the devastated neighborhood. officials are not -- have not yet confirmed these are the two
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unaccounted for. five are missing. >> fires near boulder, colorado erupted a week ago and -- the balletses are 50% contained. crews hope for full containment monday evening. >> four people dead after a double-decker bus hit a railroad bridge in syracuse, new york. the bus tried to clear a bridge that was too low for it. the top level of the bus was crushes, and the bus flipped on to its side. a spokesman for the bus company says the bus was off its root, but it is not clear why. >> crews work to recover a home in georgia. the driver was speeding, hit an embankment and landed on the roof of the house. you can see the hole in the side of it.
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the driver is expected of driving under the influence and received minor injuries. no one inside the home was hurt. >> america's roads are the safest they have ever been. that according to the transportation safety board who says highway fatalities are at the lowest levels since they started keeping records 16 years ago. >> a crash that could have been worse. >> i am totally amazed. when i was spinning, i didn't think i was going to be ok. i was thinking of my kids. my baby was in the back seat. >> incredibly, mom and 3-year-old walked away. according to the transportation department, the number of people dying on the nation's roads is at its lowest level since 1950. 33,808 traffic deaths in 2009. down almost 10% from the year before. the drop attributed to seat
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belts. safety features on cars, enforcement of drunk driving laws, and an unlikely al eye, the sluggish economy. >> it cleads to a reduction in what we would call discretionary travel where people have an option of going on vacation or going to the mall. >> motorcycle deaths will also down for the first time in 11 years, but deaths in the thousands are still too many for transportation officials who promise to push for more safety measures and campaign against distracted driving. >> everybody in america has a cell phone. everybody has used it while driving. everybody that has done that knows that it is not safe to do it because you don't have both hands on the wheel. >> statistics may show the prg safety is better, but statistically the lives being lost is still far from a number. and while the successes have been pretty widespread, 41 states as well as the district
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of columbia and puerto rico have even a reduction in fatalities. in washington, kristen dahlgren, wbal-tv 11 news. >> patricia jessamy in a fight to keep her job. >> then it is kim dacey vs. the alpine tower. see if kim can scale this obstacle course where baltimore police crews are trained. >> and we have much-needed rain out there. i'll let you know when it is going to clear up. stay tuned.
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>> welcome back. good morning, everyone. it is 5:38. a little rain out there this morning, and that's a good
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thing. south wind at 5 miles per hour. it has been 20 days since we've seen measurable precipitation, so this is welcome rain. it is not going to be an entire wash-out of a day either, but certainly this morning rain is likely, and possibly even a few thunderstorms. we can see heavier stuff out to the west and in the mountains. you will probably see the night ling out there. it will be off and on for a while. after 10:00 this should sweep off the coast. when we extend the view, you will see what i'm talking about. it is moving west to east. give us two or three hours, maybe late morning, maybe around lunch time things will start to clear up. i don't know if we will see a lot of sunshine, but it should be dry later on today. the clouds extend back into the mountains, so there is still a low overcast we have to get through behind the rain. maybe there will be a peek at the sun late in the afternoon, but for now, we are socked in with the rain and the clouds. temperature-twies, low to mid
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60's. 63 in west minister. 62 in rising son. we should be able to sneak into the low 07's this afternoon, especially if we get a little sunshine to break through. this will go off the coast as we head through the middle por portion of day and then behind that, a nice area of high pressure will take control until the middle of the work week. monday looks like a nice day. a front will come in on tuesday behind that with a chance for a couple showers. i'll show you the seven-day forecast. first a brief trip to the frop tropics. hurricane igor is a category 1 hurricane. the hurricane center thinks igor will miss the mountains and stay north of puerto rico and then be close to the east coast of the united states as we head toward the end of the week or next weekend. we will have to keep an eye on that storm. here at home, rain showers likely this morning. maybe a few thunderstorms becoming mostly cloudy this afternoon. high temperatures between 70 and
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75. sunrise this morning at 6:45. overnight tonight, skies clear. temperatures cool off back into the 50's. sunset at exactly 7:20. northwest wind at 5 to 10. seven-day forecast as we head through the rest of the week. it should be nice on monday. 79 for a high temperature. a sleist slight chance for a couple rain showers on tuesday. but the best chance for rain once we get beyond this morning will come in late thursday and into friday with high temperatures staying in the 70's. send it over to the news desk. >> long-time political analyst and scholar ronald walters has died. walters directed the african-american leadership institute at the university of maryland and before that spent a quarter century at howard university. he suffered from lung cancer. he died friday. he was 72 years old. >> the public safety training facility where all city police recruits are trained added a state-of-the-art obstacle course a month ago and kim dacey
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accepted the challenge and attempted to scale the beat. >> the newest class of police recruits are making their way at the obstacle course in northwest baltimore. >> it is a competence cours more than an abc news cal course. it is more of a competence course than an obstacle course. >> the course is challenging are -- not just physically but mentally. they hope it will help them when they mit the streets as baltimore city police officers. >> i think it will help me in situations i haven't encountered before. when you have to jump over something or climb up to heights that are high. >> each obstacle has a competence level to it and a strategy to it.
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same thing they would when they handle a course on the street. >> it looks downright daunting. >> they convince me to try to scale the al pipe towers. let's see if i can make it to the top. >> the first part, the ladder, is the easiest. climbing beams with footholds. it gets a lot harder. >> thank goodness for my safety harnet he is. finally after cheers and tips from trainees, i conquer it. once i'm safely lowered to the ground, i find out there is more in store for me. running the other obstacles, i cleared some successfully, but others i didn't. [laughing] >> but no permanent damage done, and i do feel a sense of accomplishment after completing it. that's exactly the feeling the police trainers hope these future officers take with them. this is the confidence we expect
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them to have. it is the same courage and competence we get them to show when they are out on this cours. >> the trainees keep improving their skills, and i -- well, i'll just be sore tomorrow. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> she's got guts. i would fail misably. >> she has been baltimore's chief prosecutor for 15 years. this election year pat jessamy is in a race that could change her career. a closer look at baltimore city state's attorney next. >> but first, a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. night's winning lottery numbers. good luck.
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>> one of the most hotly contested races is between -- is in the battle for state's attorney. >> patricia jessamy sat down with deborah weiner for this "commitment 2010" profile. >> from her office in baltimore's circuit court you will hear the police siren. a team that has called this woman boss since 1995. >> we're not perfect, but we're working hard and were we not doing the great job that we are doing, things would be much worse. >> she said she is tough, smart,
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and independent. key qualities for a woman that's often found herself defending the criminal justice system and the faith some have lost in it. >> do you feel responsibility for what has become a revolving door of justice? >> no, i don't feel any personal responsibility, because every single day i go to work, i'm working hard to do the best i can under the circumstances that i'm given. and there is nobody in the city working harder than me to close that revolving door. >> jessamy says in baltimore city court a department is two times more likely to go to prison for a mysterious crime than at any other place in the state. >> we account for only about 31% of all the criminal filings in the state. but we account for 60% of the commitments to the prisons in the states. so when you hear that people are getting away with murder, that's not correct. >> 62-year-old jessamy calls
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this year's campaign devicive. a campaign that has raised questions about conviction rates, numbers she calls smoke and mirrors. >> when you want to look at the effectiveness of what we do when it comes to violent defenders, look at the number of people being taken off the streets committed to the jails and prisons. that's the number that tells the story, not a conviction rate. >> this year's campaign has not only pitted jessamy against greg bernstein but the state's commissioner against fred bealsfeld, who supports berstein. 1kwr how are you going to work with the police commissioner again? >> you do what you have to do to get the job done. >> we also wanted to know about jessamy's decision not to attend courtroom proceedings, a practice she says began eight
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years ago. >> if i'm there, then the attention is taken off what is happening in this courtroom with that attorney with that defense attorney, with that case with that judge and the attention is then focused on me. that is not good for the case. >> with everything jessamy has seen over the years, she said she remains haunted by the murder of beaks who was abducted and fately shot by teenagers. >> as a parent of -- of a daughter who is in school it is a horrific thing to think about your child might be taken hostage and then murdered. it is one of those things that motivates me to say we have to break the cycle of violence. >> can you break the cycle? >> i think we can work on it. >> jessamy wants another term in office to do just that and to
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address the underlying causes of crime, something she says cannot be the job of the states attorney alone. >> deborah weiner, wbal-tv 11 news. >> deborah also sat down with jessamy's challenger greg bernstein. you will see that coming up in our next hour of 11 news. and don't forget, www.wbaltv.com is the place for baltimore politics. we also made a voters' gidegithe guide to the candidates. >> and in our commitment 2010 profiles continue next. >> and in our next hour, find out more about the 43rd district senator and how she made victory in the maryland state legislature. >> i'm pete gilbert. coming up in sports, a great day of weather. tight games as well. some blowouts too. a mixed bag for
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>> you've seep the signs all around town. two victories, 10 defeats. two days into the 2010 campaign, and maryland doing a little
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better. two victories. got the win against navy, and lamont. watch maryland against morgan state. torry smith. off to a good start for maryland. quickly gets 7-0 lead. robinson at it again. a simple swing pass to a.j. canon. good fooltwork there. 14-0 for the terps. >> nice payday for the least. hartsfield tips,winning it 62-63. >> midshipmen hosting georgia southern. unquestionably a good place to be on 9/11. ricky dobbs did not have a good opener. much better saturday at home. into the touchdown, navy across. 13-0.
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push-ups, indeed, to be done. georgia southern a little expired. shaw to will cox. that drive in for a touchdown. 13-7. that's the way it would end. second straight, no score for navy. 13-7 your final. checking in on towson last night, their opener against coastal carolina. what an effort from the tigers. opened up last year against coastal carolina doing it again. and then for the touchdown. back of course, cc up the middle. hard to tackle. then for the touchdown. under 30 seconds to play. tigers down a touchdown. look at that. getting them to go. into overtime. five overtimes in towson. in the fifth, extra period gets the victory. your final over coastal cla -- carolina.
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there is other football to be attended to today. that's right. the nfl a full slate of games including tonight here on tv 11. the coibs and the redskins followed by ravens wrap-up. live report from gerry sandusky as we get you for the ravens opener tomorrow night against the jets. we'll see you back here and tonight at 6:00. >> 64 degrees at tv hill. here's a look ahead to our next hour of 11 news. >> a happy homecoming for some soldiers at b.w.i. airport. i'm kim dacey. that story coming up >> and americans pause to reflect on the ninth anniversary of 9/11. >> a carroll county man spent years helping victims of spinal cord injuries, and now he suffers from one himself. his struggle to regain his movement and liz -- his life. >> and the weather coming up. stay with us.
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>> hello, and welcome to "11 news sunday morning". i'm sarah caldwell. >> and i'm lisa robinson. let's go first to john collins with the weather. >> we should wind up with dry weather this afternoon, but this morning you will deal with the rain showers and maybe even a thunderstorm. let's switch it over and take you to the forecast. rain showers likely until 10:00
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or 11:00. then this afternoon, it will turn mostly cloudy with a high temperature between 70 and 75. when we come back, we will check the seven-day forecast. for now, over to the news desk. >> in the news this morning, a child makes a grusome discovery in a home in ellicott city. police got a call a child found two people injured. when police went inside the home, they found the bodies of a man and woman both dead. howard county police say it appears both victims suffered trammatic -- traumatic injuries. right now they are trying to determine how they died. >> a 13-year-old boy was shot on the 1000 block of austin street. the teenager was reportedly hit in the arm and another bullet grazing his chest. last check, he was in stable condition.
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no word on a motive. >> 32-year-old paul bryan palmer escaped from the center district prison. he was being held on attempted murder charge. this morning detectives believe he may be heading to washington or west virginia. investigators say he may be traveling with a woman in a silver 2008 kia with tag 1ew, 10. the car is using a doughnut spare tire for one of its wheels. palmer is considered dangerous. anyone with information should call the 911. >> dewan marshall was convicted in august of 2008. juries heard testimony that included alleged misconduct after a juror used the internet to search the suspect's prior criminal record. >> a vigil took place at the war
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memorial plaza in memory of the victims, and to recognize the impact on the vm's family. attendees sang songs and heard from speakers who have had losses themselves. >> the purpose ever this is so we can heal our city and also let our city government know that we care and that something needs to be done about the murders on the streets. >> grief counseling was offered to those in attendance. >> it has been nine years since al-qaeda attacked the united states. yesterday's ceremonies were held at the pentagon, new york, and pennsylvania. france france has more. -- >> families and surviveors gathered as they have every year before. near groupped zero, family
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members luff read each name of loved ones lost. >> my father. >> and at times, the public ceremony included personal and emotional tributes. >> my life has not been the same. >> family members, firefighters, and first responders, also walked down into the ground zero construction site carrying photos and laying flowers in the reflecting pool. >> at the pentagon, president obama alluded to the recent mosque and koran-burning controversy and said americans need to recapture the duty in the time after 9/11. >> indeed, our greatest weapon in this ongoing war is to do what our adversaries fear the most, to stay true to who we are as americans. to renew or sense of common purpose. to say that we define the
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character of our country. >> in pennsylvania, first lady michelle obama and former first lady laura bush paid tribute to the crew and passengers of flight 93. tonight another tradition, the tribute in lights. twin beams lighting up the skyline and symbolizing where the twin towers once stood. ceremonies and memorials that serve as reminders the nation is still mourning and healing from the losses of that day. nbc news, new york. >> here in maryland next year's anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will mean changes. governor martin o'malley announced the world trade center will be baltimore's own 9/11 memorial, and on the 10th anniversary, the memorial will be installed. it will include a steal artifact in new york that will serve as the centerpiece.
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>> in towson a flag for each life lost was placed in front of stevens hall fwor everyone to remember the -- for nch to remember the tragic day. towson republicans also showed their support by playinging 2,977 flags. >> national guards were honored. a wreath-laying ceremony for those that paid the ultimate price in the war on tror took place saturday morning. governor o'malley was the guest speaker at the event. >> at b.w.i. marshall airport a heart-warming reunion. for one local family it was a moment they will never forget. kim dacey was there. >> a plane full of soldiers returning from overseas were greeted with cheers at bwi airport. >> it is wonderful to be back in
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a free country, the united states of america. >> he is a principal in baltimore city, and his five-month deployment meant he missed the start of the school year, but he's anxious to get back to work. >> a new school year has its challenges, but if education is in your blood, that's why you do it. >> the soldiers are returning to america on september 11. a significance not lost on them or their families. >> but i think it is an honor for those that have gone before me, and have not come back or were victims on this day nine years ago. so that makes me very sober-minded, even though it is wonderful to be back. >> it is important to remember that freedom is not free, and it takes a tremendous amount of sacrifice and i am proud of my husband and also the men and women who serve. i have been proud of them. >> some are returning home while others are just leaving. they say it is especially poignant leaving to defend our freedom nine years to the day after the terrorist attacks. >> it remines me why we're here
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and why we joined the military for our nation's defense. it was nine years ago and yet it seems like yesterday. it simply reminds me how for the it is for us to proteblingt our nation. >> a nation these soldiers say they are proud to sign for any day of the year. >> we live in the most wonderful country in the world and we are fortunate to be here. i have met a lot of people who love to have those freedoms and love to have that opportunity that don't, so i am thankful that i do. >> he has immediately headed to dover for a debriefing, but he should be home with his neam about mid-week. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the time is 6:08. it is 64 degrees on tv hill. ahead in consumer alert, why you may be shocked to learn how much money you are wasting on oil changes. >> our "commitment 2010" continues and we have an
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interview. >> and tony has your insta-weather plus forecast.
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>> some much needed rain out there this mourn. it has been a long time since we've seen any measurable precipitation around here. so this is a good thing, all the rain showing up on h.d. doppler. here's another good part of the forecast. it should clear up. most of the day will be ok. solid rain showing up on radar. heavier showers on the eastern shore. same thing west of baltimore. there could be a foo claps of thunder, you might see a little lightning. as we head into the afternoon, this is going to sweep off the coast. most of the day will be just fine. it is moving at a good clip here. mind the rain showers, the clouds extend from here back into the mountains, so i don't know if we'll see a lot of sunshine this afternoon, but the rain should come to an end, but the clouds will system around until this evening, and the sky should clear as we head through the overnight period. the rain and showers, temperatures will be held back today. right now in the mid 60's. clouds 59 in parkton. it is 63 degrees in chestertown.
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we should be able to sneak into the low 70's, especially late in the day the kwlouds start to break up. this front that's triggering the rain now is going to move off the coast. behind that, we have an area of high pressure that will take control of the weather on monday. should be fine as everybody heads back to work and school, and there is another front up in the plains states that will sweep through here on monday. i will show you the seven-day forecast in just a second. an update on the tropics. we have hurricane igor in the western part of the atlanta ticks. sustained winds up to 80 miles per hour and it is a category 1, and it is expected to miss the islands north of puerto rico and the windward islands and be close to the east coast of the united states by the time we get to next weekend. we will have to keep an eye on igor and see where it decides to go. the forecast here at moment, rain showers likely early this morning, and then becoming cloudy. the high temperatures between 70 and 75. sunset this evening at 7 sm 20.
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skies will clear overnight tonight. seasonnably cool. temperatures dropping back into the 50's. it looks like a nice start to the workweek on monday. we'll take it up to 79 with sunshine. ai slight chance for a shower on tuesday, but the best chance for rain once we get beyond this morning whether come in late thursday and friday with high temperatures staying in the 70's for most of the week. lisa? >> the maryland state senate for a dozen years, but now joan carter conway is in a tough fight to keep her job. the former firefighter is taking on a firey battle in the battle for the senate seat. deborah weiner spoke to joan carter conway in this morning's "commitment 2010" report. >> when joan carter conway emerges from her head quarters, she may look like a politician, but she doesn't want to be
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called one. >> politicians have a tendency so do what is politically expedient to those close to them. elected officials are adamant about getting fair treatment, equal eaksess for the constituency, they are not concerned about self and immediate. i am not concerned about self and immediate. >> whatever you call it, this local lawmaker knows how to campaign. >> oh, this is an excellent school. >> the first woman center elected, both african-american and woman. >> hi. i'm joan conway. i represent the district. >> a fast and furious campaigner who travels with a purple army of supporters, 59-year-old conway has held her senate seat since 1997 and serves as chairman of the education health and advisor's committee. the northeast baltimore resident has been compared to national democrats like maxine watters.
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other women known for never shying away from the fight. >> it is not about race or socioeconomics, it is just about the fairness of everything. it is not even about gender. it is fairness. >> the former baltimore city council member supports projects like the revitalization of belvadeer squeer irsquare, and overall carrying a booming voice for the economy. >> i think we have done a great job in terms of looking at the economy and in terms of the lst legislation we have passed. preally, it is not an easy task to get that legislation through. >> but a piece of legislation that did not get through, the direct ship wine bill continues to be a campaign issue. she did not support the issue to support internet sale of wine in in to maryland and she has brnwlamed blamed for killing the bill, -- she has been blamed for
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killing the bill. which she denies. >> direct ship? my people don't care about direct ship. my people care about lowering the property tax. >> with her passionate style, she wants to return to annapolis where she will continue to fight for her constituents. >> deborah weiner's profile of hector torres appeared in our last hour. can watch our exclusive maryland voters guide by clicking on politics at www.wbaltv.com. >> apparently money can buy happiness according to a new study. next. >> how often do you change the oil in your vehicle? you could be over-doing it. >> something most of us take for granded, the ability to walk.
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it was taken away from a man in an instant. coming up, his struggle to get
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>> "consumer alert." frequent oil changes are actually wasting your money. they say there have been advantages in automobiles and instead of every 2,000 or 3,000 miles, they suggest you double that number at the least. this may be hard to believe, but some car manufacturers go as far to recommend 20,000 miles. a claim that the research giant doesn't really dispute. >> the upshot is you could end up changing your oil three times more often than you need to and end up spending over the course of three years $1,000 in
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unnecessary oil changes. >> according to mechanics and other ought motive experts using the more expensive synthetic oils can justify longer waits twin oil changes. >> a new study shows consumers are still paying with plastic but with debit cards not credit. credit card use is down and for the first time, the total volume for visa debit cards overtook credit cards. analysts expect that trend to continue. >> a fime for a look back and a look ahead at the week on wall street. the "weekend bloomberg business report." >> the goal is to out-do last year's viewership at the mtv awards. the strategy is social networking of course. mtv will send messages to twitter and facebook.
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it's all to attract teen and young adult demographics. >> the gaming world may pause for microsoft's latest project. microsoft releasing halo reach, the fourth installment. halo reach will demonstrate the biggest seller so far. sales up more than 600 million. in the meantime, it is fantasy football season. an old miss study said these players have average household incomes of almost 93,000 dollars. but maybe not so long. one leading employment firm says one company may be losing as much as $1.5 billion a month. >> and some offices are having to let workers go. plus some players are quitting their jobs so they can spend more time on the game. separate economic reports with retail sales, inflation can help
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the stock market keep up the pace. >> it is an age-old saying that "money can't buy happiness." but a new study says apparently it can up to a point. a study found people's happiness improved as their income rose but dropped off at around $735,000. -- around $75,000. the research also indicated that people are happier on weekends but their sense well being did not change. >> and maybe work does not make people happy, as many people once retired are returning to the workforce. the ushans institute -- the urban institute found 29% of men and women are back at work. those stats are up 22% than two decades before for retirees. the reason is that retirement for social security is higher as
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well. and the rate of unemployment for retiree ises less than any other age group. >> a run for the money in the city attorney. greg bernstein explains why he wants the states attorneys job. coming up, a look at events going on around town.
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>> a carroll county man spent a good portion of his life helping spinal cord injury patients. now he is recovering from his own spinal cord injury. jennifer franciotti has more. >> it is hard to watch him when he's in pain. he has had a lot of pain and discomfort and that is hard to see, but it is emotional and exciting each step that he takes. >> a proud wife, because taking steps is something mike couldn't do even a week ago. he is making great progress here in baltimore where the west minister comes for his out-patient therapy. they are hoping this fall will be better than their summer when their lives changed in an instant. >> mike went to a community pool out of state. he was climbing a ladder and hit his head when the injury occurred. >> i was hit my head on a board that was above me. from that point on i couldn't
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feel anything or move anything. >> a resident took us in the hallway and said this was probably as good as it would get, that he would probably regain nothing from the sholeders down. >> for him, the situation is surreal. he spent years working in the shock trauma unit helping victims with shock trauma -- spinal cord injuries. >> i wondered how it would feel to be a spinal cord injury. i never knew it would occur. it is a scary feeling. >> mike says he works every day toward his goal of returning to the medical field. he was five months away of graduating with a nurse anesh atist agree. -- degree. >> actually, some of my classmates are rotating here. neat to see. >> mike is anxious to get back to life as normal. there is no time table on
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whether or if he will make a full recovery. >> i don't want to stop at 90% or 95%, i want everything back. i know it is a stretch, but that is a goal and it keeps me going. >> jennifer franciotti. >> we wish him the best. >> he is one courageous guy. he's going to do it. >> the time is 6:28. 64 degrees on tv hill. with obesity reaching epidemic proportions, the city is working on a new program to make it easier. >> and a tragedy in new york state after a double decker bus co-lidse with a bridge. i'll tell you about that story when 11 news continues.
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>> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thank you so much for joining us. >> tony, there is much-needed rain. >> yes, we get the rain we needed and it clears up early, so you get to do some things outside. in fact, in some places, the rain has already stopped. the further east you go, the longer the rain will last. i would say again, after 8:00 or 9 clnk clock, things should
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clear up. the forecast, early-morning rain showers. a thunderstorm, and turning mostly cloudy this afternoon with a high temperature near 72 or 73. when we come back, we will check the seven-day forecast. for now, fot news desk. >> officials in san bruno, california, have raised the death toll to six. search dogs found the remains of two more victims in a house burned to the ground. it is believed they were two of the people missing in the devastated neighborhood. police have not confirmed these are the two unaccounted for. >> in colorado firefighters believe they have been able to stop wild fires in the foot hills. the fires erupted a week ago and destroyed 169 home. the blazes are 50% contained. crews hope for full containment by monday evening.
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>> four people are dead this morning after a double-decker bus hit a railroad bridge in syracuse, new york. a 911 spokesperson said the bus tried to clear a bridge that was too low and the bridge flipped on to its side. 22 people were taken to the hospital with injuries. a spokesman for the bus said the bus was off its route but it is not clear why. >> and take a look at this -- crews work to remove from a moment from a car in georgia. it went into a house. according to place, the driver was speeding, hit an embankment, and landed on the roof. you can see the hole on the side of it. the driver is expected of driving under the influence and received minor injuries. no one inside that home was hurt. >> incredible. >> the simple fact is that too many residents of baltimore is obese. a new program is encouraging people to take get better care of their health by eating right and exercising. rob roblin has that story. >> it is a program to make city
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residents healthier, and it kicked off today. it is called healthy city days. a city-wide initiative to get city residents healthy. >> september 21 -- september 27 to october 1 we will be -- provide our citizens with information in an effort to show citizens simple ways they can be healthier. >> also here for the kickoff, someone who knows the importance of eating right and exercising, ray rice. >> i learned how to eat right, stay fit, stay healthy, and some of the tools i've learned i can go out and teach others. >> let's lean a little bit and come into an airplane. >> i person's healthy body weight and the foods they eat play a big part in how long one lives. for example, residents in roland park have a life expectancy of 83 years while those in
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southwest baltimore or washington village have a live expectancy of 63 years. >> health, diet, h. iv, all the areas in which -- h.i.v. all the areas in which health impacts baltimore. >> to help city residents have better access to healthy foods, residents can go online and order groceries that will be delivered to a local library. >> and be able to get those groceries delivered directly to the library, no charge to the baltimore city resident for the delivery. they just have to cover their -- you know, the purchase of the food by way of cash, food stamps, debit or credit. >> today they were busy filling online orders. >> i look at their pay work, the items they like, i look at code, and i start shopping. >> it is all to make city residents more active. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> so get your walking shoes
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ready. healthy city days week begin monday, september 27, with a 12 hfment 30 p.m. walk. you can walk with mayor blake and our own donna hamilton will be there, too. if you would like more information on the library sites and times or you can order healthy foods online by going to www.wbaltv.com and click on "medical alert." >> coming up, how you can help a local university save a historic building. >> and a former prosecutor wants to be baltimore's chief prosecutor. we get up close and personal with greg bernsfein. tonny? >> better news this afternoon. we'll take a look at that and check the seven-day forecast check the seven-day forecast t
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my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress.
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>> now your forecast with tony pann. >> a rainy start for us on this sunday morning. top of the hour, the winds are calm. this is actually a good thing. we have had 19 or 20 days without any measurable precipitation, and that is a long time. so the groupped is really dry, and there was a high fire danger the last couple days, and now we are getting this rain coming through and it is really going to help out. around baltimore city at the present time toward the eastern shore, you notice out in the western suburbs it is starting to break up, and all this is moving from the west to the east, so it will take a come more hours to get through most of your neighborhood. so after 8:00 this morning, the weather should start to improve as this moves off the coast. now, i don't know if we'll see a lot of sunshine behind this system after the rain stops because the clouds extent tend from here back into the mouns. it is possible that late in the day we could get a little sunshine breaking through the clouds, and temperatures should
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respond at that time. it should be chilly though with clouds remaining around. it is 59 at parkton, 64 degrees in rock hall. if we get sunshine to sneak through the clouds, we should be able to jump into the low 70's this afternoon. so this cold front is going to go off the coast. and back behind that, a nice area of high pressure will take control of the weather for the beginning of the work week. no problems expected on monday morning as everybody heads back to work and school. i will show you the seven-day forecast for a second. a brief stop in the tropics. first of all, this is the major weather player in the tropics. hurricane igor got more organized overnight. you can see the banding features there. it has an eye starting to show up. right now it is category 1 hurricane with sustained winds much 80 miles per hour. the hurricane center thinks it will miss the islands, and probably puerto rico as well. but come some place close to the east coast of the united states by the time we get toward this time next weekend. so we will have to keep an eye
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on hurricane igor and see where it decides to go. showers and thunderstorms early, there could even be a thunderstorm, but it will be dry in the afternoon. tonight skies clear. it will be seasonnably cool with temperatures dropping back into the 60's. sunset at 7:20. nice weather to start the work week monday with a high near 79. a slight chance for a shower tuesday. the next best chance for rain will be thursday and into friday with high temperatures staying in the 70's for the next couple days. send it over to the news desk. >> interesting how this happened. greg bernstein was on a bike trip with his wife when he decided how he would get into the race with his -- for states attorney. >> and deborah weiner has this morning's "commitment 2010"
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profile. >> from his roland park home, 55-year-old greg bernstein is running for states attorney. >> everywhere i go, white people, black people, young people, old people, they are all telling me the same thing, that they are tired of the crime, they feel no safer than they did 15 years ago, and that they want change. >> democrat bernstein calls himself focused, committed, intense, and a bit of a workaholic. practically on his own since 17 he paid his way through law school and the university of maryland. he's been a trial lawyer for 30 years and a former federal prosecutor. >> i've had a lot of success in my career, i have done well. it would be easy to stay in that comfort level and practice law, but i think at a certain point
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you have to give something back to the community you grew up in, and that's why i'm running. >> if elected bernstein says you will see him in the courtroom unlike pat jessamy who stayed her appearance in those proceedings is distracting to the case. >> if you have the state's attorney in the courtroom participating in a trial, that will cause the judge to sit up and take notice and recognize the importance of the case. >> are you going to be the lead prosecutor on high-profile cases. >> i'm going to be the lead prosecutor on cases. i can't tell you whether they will be high-profile or just straight-up gun cases or violent crime cases. >> bernstein says as states attorney, his office will focus on the most dangerous criminals in the city, improved technology, and more training for police recruits. and we asked him what day one in office would be like? >> i intend to immediately conduct an analysis of the
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resources of the office in a way to understand how we can get e best use those restoreses to investigate and prosecute the most violent offenders. >> improving conviction rates has boim become a rallying cry for this candidate, numbers jessamy calls smoke and mirrors. numbers bernstein says speak volumes. >> one thing we will see is conviction rates published so the public can see how we are doing. i think it is important to be transparent. >> bernstein, along with his wife cheryl, who is helping run the campaign, are overwhelmed at the level of interest in a candidate who has never run before. their third shifment of political signs is -- shipment of political signs is about to run out. signs which became bigger than life when the police commissioner placed one on his front lawn, fueling a -- >> i can't say i'm surprised or not surprised. we're running a camp opinion, and we're not getting distracted by press conferences or things
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of that nature. >> bernstein continues to raise money at a pace greater than his opponent and wage a case against his opponent. >> what are you going to be that's completely different? >> well, deborah, that's a good question, because i don't believe a lot of the things we are proposing are that extravagant or jours or novel. i think it begins with leadership. >> greg bernstein thinks this is the year for change in the baltimore states attorney office, and he believes he is the person to begin it. >> interview with patricia jessamy appeared in our last hour. you can watch that interview at www.wbaltv.com. we have also posted ad checks and information on gubetorle races. click on politics. >> up next, 11 news looks at
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baltimore schools winning national honor. >> wow. >> first a look at last night's winning lottery numbers.
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we go through them all the time. doors that mark the day's events. new beginnings. endings. routines. revealing the stories and dramas -- the victories and challenges -- that help us go through new doors of our own. be part of the story. colonial williamsburg.
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>> among the 304 schools nationwide given top hopors are
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baltimore county's eastern technical high, he will could the county's frederick son's middle, calvert county's northern middle, and state school officials will be the first to tell you that the honor is hard to come by. >> we have to have schools either increasing their achievement or have been high achievers for a long, long time. >> two private schools also made the list. all the schools will be honored at an award ceremony in mid november in washington. >> a local university is making a pitch to make a connection with the nation's historic jewish community. to restore the building, they will need a lot of public sue particular. tim tooten has that story.
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>> it is a small group trying to deliver a big message, that this place matters. the place is the old hebrew asileyum. it is the home of two former hospitals, west baltimore general and the old luthern hospital of maryland. >> these are two of the most amazing buildings in baltimore. it is 19th century history. >> state university bought the building back in 2003 and has tried to keep it standing at a cost of almost $10,000 a month. >> this is a jewel that is an anchor to the revital zation effort. >> officials and preservation groups are trying to get the building placed on the national register of historic places hoping it will pave the way for
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$25,000 in seat money foredevelopment. >> we think we have a winner here. if you like architecture, this is your building. if you like jewish history, this is your building. if you like history of west baltimore, this is your building. >> the site is competing with others around the -- the coppin state university spot is speeting with others trying to earn their spot on the national register. >> we cleaned if up and made it good. >> a good feeling or robert hunt and his neighbors in greater rosemont. tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we post aid link to this competition on our website at www.wbaltv.com and click on "education." >> some lucky elementary school students have a story to tell. students got a visit from ray lewis.
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he spoke to the students about the importance of making good choices. >> these kids make you want to live. it is a different energy. >> he visited students in the first through fifth grades. >> stay with us this morning. there is more news coming up on 11 news sunday morning. >> i'm pete gilbert. coming up in sports, the orioles do their best to stay on the front page, plus a new highsman front page, plus a new highsman front-runner is on the
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everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.
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>> opening day in the nfl. the ravens monday night football. we need to talk about baseball because what the orioles are doing is downright remarkable. under buck showalter, i can't believe the difference in this team in the last nine months. tribute to 9 slrve 11. -- 9/11. orioles representing everyone very well. into the gap. brings in not one, but two.
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jeremy gutherie. shot to third. right there to fuel the fire. orlsors playing spectacular baseball and win it 5--- orioles playing spectacular baseball and win it 5-3. women's u.s. open kim clijsters and svonereva. -- zvonareva. clijsters wins 6-2-61 in straight sets. federer and djokovic. five sets. knocks off the 16-time grand slam champion 7-5 in the fifth. i don't think he could believe it. >> and there you see the shoe of
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robinson. shoelace is not tied. it doesn't seem like a recipe for success. putting up epic numbers. 258 yards rushing. 87 of them here. he also threw for 244. 21-7 michigan. chris from his own end zone. plenty of time. a tight end -- i haven't seen a tight end make a play that long since the championship run in the 2000 sbule run. that's your game-winning touchdown for denard. 500 -- 502 total yards. michigan gets the victory 28-24. that's a look at sports. i'm pete gilbert. we'll see you back here tonight at 6:00. >> here's a look at head to our next hour.
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>> over 200,000 cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed this year. find out how to lower your risk on "medical alert." >> at 7:21, a local wellness program especially designed that help helps you gain control over weight problems. >> how to transform qur fears into action and start the business of your dreams. >> plus more news, weather, and >> plus more news, weather, and sports. my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it
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>> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm sarah caldwell. first we want to take a look at the weather with tony pann. is it still raining? i haven't taken a look. >> this is not a bad thing. we needed this rain. it has been 19 or 20 days since we've seen any measurable precipitation around here. maybe a half inch of rain. you can see the back end of the precipitation coming across carlede county. the steady rain is about to end in baltimore in the next 45 minutes. as we mead head into the afternoon, maybe a peek at the sun. when we come back in a few minutes, we'll cheak check the seven-day forecast.
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>> in the news this morning, a child makes a grusome discovery. 911 received a call that a child found two injured people. when police went in, they the bodies of a man and woman who have suffered traumatic injuries. right now, police are working to determine how they died. >> in baltimore city, police are searching for the gunman that shot a 15-year-old boy start night on the 1000 block of austin street. the teenager was hit in the arm. another bullet grazed his chest. will is no word on a possible motive. >> new information this morning on the search for an escaped inmate. 32-year-old paul bryan palmer escaped from central district on friday. police say he faked a medical emergency and was able to break free from his handcuffs.
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this morning detectives believe he may be heading to washington or west virginia. investigators say palmer may be traveling with a woman in a silver 2008 kia spectra. the car is using a spare tire as one of its wheels. police say palmer is considered dangerous and anyone with information is asked to call 911. >> a new trial starts this week for a man do not victed under -- man convicted under the state's revised gang statute. there was alleged misconduct after a juror used the internet to search the suspect's prior criminal record. >> a officials last night at the war memorial plaza in memory of the victims. attendees sang songs and heard from speakers that had had
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losses themselves. the -- >> the boip is to -- the purpose is to get healing and to let city government know that something must be done about the murders on the street. >> streetlight ministry organized the event and offered grief counseling to those in attendance. >> it has been nine years since al-qaeda attacked the united states, but the memory of those that died on september 11 will always be remembered. yesterday ceremonies were held at the pentagon in pennsylvania. and new york. >> on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, families and survivors gathered as they have every year in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. near ground zero, family members read each name of loved ones lost. >> my father. >> at times, the public ceremony included personal and emotional tributes.
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>> my life has not been the same. >> family members, firefighters, and first responders also walked down into the ground zero construction site carrying photos and laying flowers at the reflecting pool. >> the president emphasized the need to hopor those killed in the attacks. >> our greatest weapon in this ongoing war is to do what our adversaries fear the most, to stay true to who we are as americans, to renew our sense of common place, to say that we define the character of our country. >> in pennsylvania, first lady michelle obama and laura bush
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paid tribute to the crew and passengers. twin beams lighting up the new york skyline and symbolizing where the twin towers once stood. symbols and ceremonies that serve as reminders that the nation is still healing from the losses that day. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >> changes for the baltimore area. governor o'malley announced that the world trade center in baltimore will have 9/11 recommend radical and next year the memorial will be installed. it will include a steel artifact of the twin towers in new york that will serve as the centerpiece. >> in towson a flag was placed for each life lost. they showed support and remembrance by placing 2,977
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flags. >> at the fallen memorial 11 national guards were honored for paying the ultimate price in the war on tror in a ceremony that took place saturday morning. governor martin o'malley was in aappearance and was the guest speaker for that event. >> to b.w.i. marshall eight and a heart-warming reunion. dozens of local soldiers returned. for one local family, it was a time they will never forget. soldiers returning back. seshmani is a principal.
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>> if education is in your blood, that's why you do it. >> soldiers are returning on september 11. a scant significance not lost on them or their families. >> it is an honor for those that have gone before me and have not come back or were victims here on this day nine years ago. that makes me very sober minded. >> it is important to remember that freedom is not free, and it ticks a tremendous amount of sacrifice, and i'm proud of my husband and also the men and women he serves with. i am proud of them. >> some are returning home while others are just leaving. they say it is poignant leaving to defend our freedom nine years to the day after the tror attacks. >> it just reminds me of just why we're here and why we joined the nation's military for our defense. it was nine years ago, and yet it seems like yesterday. it reminds me how important it is to protect our nation. >> a nation these soldiers say they are proud to fight for any day of the year.
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>> we live in the most wonderful country in this world, and we are fortunate to be here. i have known a lot of people who have had those preems freedoms -- those freedoms and don't. >> seshmani and his unit is headed to dover for a briefing but he should be home with his family for good about mid-week. >> 64 degrees on tv hill. what every -- what men and women should know about prostate cancer. >> how can parents help kids live happy and ho lifment st i c -- holistic lifestyles. an innovative approach sfrate an innovative approach sfrate ahead.
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fine, but we are picking up heavy rain around baltimore right now. especially south of the airport. you notice the back edge of the precipitation coming into the western part of baltimore county and moving through the county here. so it will not k be long before steady rain comes through baltimore and points east and south. you might see sprinkles. basically the further we go into the day, the better it is going to get. i don't think it will clear out completely. we might get sunshine to break through the clouds, but the low cloud deck behind the rain showers extends from here back intoed mountains. that's going to hold back the mountains a bit. as i mentioned, upper 50's and low 60's. if we get sunshine, we might jump into the mid 70's this afternoon. most likely, we'll wind up around 72 or 73 later today. 63 in west minister now -- in westminster now. after the system goes off the
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coast here, things should be ok this afternoon and into we will wine up with keent weather monday and tuesday. i'll show you the forecast in a second. an update on the tropics, first. this is hurricane igor. it is a category 1 hurricane. you can see a little eye starting to very well there. the hurricane center will continue to track to the west. it will miss puerto rico to the north, but be somewhat close to the east coast of the uts us by this time next weekend. so we will have to watch that storm closely. forecast here, rain showers will be coming to an end this morning. could be thunderstorms for the next hour or so. mostly clows why this afternoon with a high temperature between 70 and 75. sunset this evening at 20 minutes after 7:00. clearing skies overnight tonight and seasonnably cool. temperatures dropping back into the 50's. the seven-day forecast, no problems expected monday, nice
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day with a high near 79. could be a couple showers on tuesday. really, the best chance of rain after this morning will come in at the end of the week late thursday and friday with high temperatures staying in the 70's until we hit next weekend. send it over to the news desk. >> maryland's own special holiday is celebrated with moving flags and re-enactment. >> since is standing by to explain. >> good morning! we might be a little wet, but our hearts -- >> we knew you would have a little bit of energy at this hour. >> explain to us the meaning behind commemorate defenders day. >> it is natalie significant because it commem rights the writing of our national anthem, the star spangled banner, and really the first time where americans saw the flag as the great symbol of the united states. it all happened here in
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baltimore, right here at fort mchenry. tell us about the uniform you are wearing. >> this is the war of 1812, so this is our second war with the british. it was the time of napoleon, so you can see where the head gear comes from. i will be directing the troops today. we will be doing canon firing, the feif and drum, and we are getting together about 2:30, 3:00. >> what's most popular question you get? >> as a park ranger, it is "where's the bathroom?" it is also, where was france scott key? people want to know where he was. he was on a ship looking at this fort. some ask how big the star spangled banner was. 30 by 42 feet. >> you have a lot of activities planned for today. >> that's right.
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things start at 10:00. that begins with a formation. we will assemble the troops, allow the fei if. f -- feiff and drum like you see here today. a canon firing demonstration, a parade, and we'll have flags as well where visitors will hold a full-sized replica of the star spangled banner. pr >> all right. let's play! ♪
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>> even in the rain they can still play! >> thanks so much. was he born to play that or what? >> he is fantastic. not just vince, but any of the park rangers if you go to fort mchenry, they have a wealth of information. >> defenders day wraps up this afternoon. i guess it starts at 10:00 a.m. so go down and enjoy it. >> our focus is on prostate cancer in "medical alert ." find out why the disease is particularly deadly for african-american men. >> and first lady obama is throwing her weight behind teaching children healthy lifestyles. coming up, food with a kid-friendly approach. >> and is entrepreneurship right for you? the author of this book helps you think through the pros and
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>> this is prostate cancer awareness month and we have a doctor here to discuss this. prostate cancer, are we seeing more incidence of this? >> there is a 1-6 lifetime chance for a male in this country to very well prostate cancer. >> who is at risk? >> of course it is a disease of older men, so 50 and above. also those of african-american race, and those who have a first-degree relative, a brother or father, who developed the cancer at a relatively young age. >> let's talk about some of the things that people can do to prevent this disease. >> you can't stop getting older. >> no, you kpt. 4 of course, pair mound is live
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a good healthy life. eat right. there is a class of medicine out there. it is called -- there are inhibitors and several studies suggest they will decrease the risk of prostate cancer by 25%. the other side of that, there is a small section of the population who also they thought maybe developed a slightly higher more aggressive form of the cancer, but subsequent studies have thone shown that's not true. >> drugs that would -- was there a drug to prevent this? is that more for a family that has a family history? >> yes, or very already have presented with an elevated p.s.a. and have other risk factors. >> and men should start getting checked at what age? >> the prostate cancer screening is a little controversial. different groups make different recommendations, which makes it confusing for the patients.
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standard recommendation is starting when you are 50 and annually thereafter. also you want to -- those at risk, african-american, and those with family history should probably start earlier at 45 to 40. >> and certainly that has always been an issue, the men are afraid of the tests. it has to be done, and they have to deal with it. >> first it is a simple blood test and then there is the dinltal recollect -- digital rectal exam. >> that's the part they have to get over. >> exactly. >> you say eat more vegetables? >> vegetables. you want to be healthy. >> are you having special screenings? >> it will be throughout the state. different hospitals will be doing p.s.a. screening for patients and offering the blood test. >> all right. anything else you want to add. >> no, thank you very much. >> thanks for coming in. >> is your child overweight? when we come back, the steps you can take to help them shed the
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pounds. first a look at events going on around town. i've got power pain can't mess with. (announcer) new icy hot power gel. relief that's icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away. and no mess. new icy hot powegel. don't mess around with pain.
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>> welcome back. first lady michelle obama has
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taken a handoff to weave through some cones in s wlfment idell, louisiana. her program to fight obesity works nicely with an nfl program. mrs. obama says healthy eating is only half the battle. >> experts recommend children get at least 60 minutes of activity a day, and we know our -- a lot of our kids aren't coming close. that's why wre need to get our kids moving. we want to find new ways for kids to stay fit, active, and do it for the rest of their lives. >> how do we change kids' eating habits? sometimes it is tough. we have a registered dietician
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here to discuss this. how do you change the trend? >> it is about availability and having those healthy foods. i have a, b, c's of putting healthy foods together. a is for adapt ability. if you are packing londons, you need to pack something new for lunch tomorrow. thro throw some pasta in there, make a healthy pasta salad. throw together any on a kebob. kids love that. >> what if your child finds villagies and picks them out? >> there is no harm in sneaking the veggies into the other entres that you make. you are bostonning the
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nutrition. left-over chicken. as far as yogurt goes, the best tip and a money saver, is buying the different plaferse flavors of the largeo curt gurt and let kids build their own. they can customize it to whatever they like. independenting how changing the presentation -- >> it makes it fun. you don't have to use butter all the time. you just want to make sure they have over three grams of fiber. >> we have peppers. i like what you did with this apple. >> the apple and orange clices keep the orange slices from turning brown. >> there's an orange in between? >> orange in between. so they are getting two different types of fruit, different green peppers,
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broccoli and carrot salad work well as a side dish. you can throw fruits, nuts, seeds in there. >> are some chips ok? >> kids are going to want to have chips once in a while. when you get chips, make sure they are healthy choices. baked or whole wheat pita chips work well. you can give them salsa or a ban dip, black bean dip, to give them extra fiber. >> tell us more about your program. it begins on the 21st and lasts eight weeks long. >> it is an eight-week program for kids and their families from 7 to 12 years old. it is important for family members to be involved. it is a fun interactive program that gives them the founges of healthy eating and healthy lifestyles. >> it is pediatric wellness and weight management program, st. josephs 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. if you want to -- great meeting
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you, and good luck with the program. the time is 7:29. 64 depreeze on tv hill. stay with us. much more news coming up on sun is not.
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>> welcome back inform "11 news sunday morning." thank you for joining us. >> it is scary out there. >> i don't know if it is scary, but it is nice to get some rain. this is actually a good thing. if you have outdoor plants, here's the other good part of the forecast. it should be over with quickly. we are hispanicing up heavy rain. south of the airport and back toward annapolis. the rain tapers off once you get into the immediate western suburbs of baltimore. it won't be long now if it is raining hard at your house. let's switch it over. the rain showers come to an end this morning after about 9:00 everything should be fine. mostly cloudy this afternoon with a high temperature around 72 degrees. >> time for a look at what's coming up on "meet the press. >> it has bnch a heck of a week leading up to the anniversary of
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9/11 with the president weighing in all right before mid-term elections. how did this help or hurt mr. obama and his party? >> well, i think the mid-term election issue is showing the economy that looms the largest in the debate i think for the election. but i think this has been a two multiwith us week for the country, and -- tumultuous issue. the president going out of his need to say that the country is not at war with islam, and nine years after the attack it is striking we are in the middle of a protracted economic downturn, but this anti-muslim sentiment is something that is striking at this point, and the administration felt they were in a position where they had to deal with it because of this florida pastor or he could have done something that made it seem small and isolated here that would make it take on greater importance. >> do you think the press is giving this pastor way too much attention? >> i think he got a lot of
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attention. you can blame the press for that. it's difficult when we are following a story when the white house deploys the head of command for allies forces in afghanistan to try to directly get him not to do this. the president speaks out about it, and the defense secretary himself calls the pastor. it was a news story, which i think they elevated as well. >> i know you will be speaking to a senior white house adviceor -- advisor. how will he have to help fellow democrats who are taking hits because of the economy? >> the only thing he can do is mitigate the damage coming in november. i think the way they will try to do that is if americans are unhappy with his leadership the republicans don't have any better ideas, so it is a mistake to turn over power to them if they don't have better ideas. it is a difficult way to run. it is not running on his own leadership and his own accomplishment, it is about trying to take down the republicans at this point. but the outlook is extraordinary narme -- extraordinarily bleak.
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i hi he has 61 days -- i think he has 61 days to mitigate the damage. >> thank you, david. you can watch at 9 clock. >> the aslines says intelligence reports indicate the commander was planning to conduct rocket attacks against voting centers during the september 18 parliament ri -- parliamentary election. the taliban has vowed to attack poll stations and warns afghans not to participate in what it calls a sham vote. the on-again/off-again release. short jailed with two other americans will be released on 500,000 dollars bail because of health problems. an rein prosecutor says the other two americans must remain in customer ti. the three are accused of
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illegally prosecuting into iran and spying. their families say they were hiking. >> an -- ronald walters has died. he directed the african-american leadership institute at the university of mdpd and before that spent a quarter century at howard university. he had been suffering from lung cancer. mr. walters was 72 years old. >> still ahead, animal rescue joins us with a pet looking for a home. >> an insider's take on what -- the pros and cons of starting your own business. >> i'm tony pann. we'll look at live h.d. doppler we'll look at live h.d. doppler radar and check the seven-day everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax
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as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.
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>> welcome back. the time is 7:39. a light southeast wind at 3 miles per hour. if you watch us around the city and over toward the eastern shore, it is going to take a little longer. there is a bunch of heavy rain getting ready to cross into eastern queen anne peas shore. there could be sprinkles around frederick, and that trend will continue as we head through this morning. the further we go into today, the better the chance you will be able to do some stuff outside as this system works its way off the coast. 6 -- i don't know if there will
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be a lot of sunshine, there is a cloud deck, but if we get enough sun shine, we should get to the mid-70's. if not, we will have a tough time getting out of the 60's. 61 in rising sun up in cecil county. as this system comes up the coast, things will improve as we head through the afternoon and into tonight. in the work week, there is an area of high pressure waiting in the wings to take control, and the weather looks good on monday and tuesday. i'll show you the seven-day forecast in a minute. hurricane igor. it is a category 1 hurricane with winds of 80 miles per hour. i suspect on the 11:00 a.m. hurricane update they could bump that up. it is moving westward.
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it might move close to the east coast of the united states some time this time next weekend. we will keep an eye on igor as we head through the next week. temperatures between 70 and 75. seasonnably cool. temperatures dropping back into the 50's. seven-day forecast. looking forward to a nice start to the work week with a high of 79. a slight chance for a couple showers on tuesday. the best chance for rain after today will be late thursday and intofully at -- and late friday at the end of the week. let's send it to the news desk. >> in this morning's project economy report, what if? and why not? the new brook about transforming your fears into action when it comes to starting your own business. a lot of people, you know, have fears when it comes to new
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things and changes in their lives, and fear can be very debilitating. >> fear stops us from achieving all our goals and dreams and stops us from trying to do the things we want to do in life. it starts in grade school when you get that red check on your paper and you think i'm going to play is safe now, i'm not going to try new things. once you realize you have more fear of regret than you have ever failure, you start to become free to do more things and learn to be comfortable to be uncomfortable. and this is just part of your process on your yurn journey to success. >> let's get to the important ways you can overcome your fears. incubate your company. >> there are a lot of advantages to starting in a down economy. especially if you have been out of work and you need to create your own space. you can go to another company that is up and running and functional, and then the technology that you need, and you can say, i need a little
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office space. and in return, exchange, i'll give you a percentage of my company so you don't have to come up with all this money for overhead if you need an office sface. so you incu incubate it and use your resources. >> it is a great idea and a great place to start. joint ventures, how important is that, pairing up with other people sfl >> i think joint ventures model of business.
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[technical difficulties] >> especially if you are parning with a company that has established responsibility, it instantly gives you responsibility in your new -- credibility in your new company, and that is important when you are starting. >> and this helps when you are parenting as well. >> when you are starting a business you don't need the aspirations to have a multieye million dollar -- multi-million dollar company. you may want to watch the flexibility and only work a few hours a day. if you work from home, you eliminate a lot of the overhead. gone are the days where people need big glamorous office space. >> what -- "what if and why
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not?" and that's the title of your book. we appreciate your time. >> thank you. >> thank you so much, and good luck with the book. >> stay with us, animal rescue joins us with a pet looking for a good home. first a look at last night's wnkwk lottery numbers.
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>> all right. everybody go "ah!" look at that kitty. joining us is animal rescue. phil, thank you for coming in. this is pickles.
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not only is this -- tickles. >> tickle came to us a month ago. the side of her neck, i think you can see the scars on her neck. she was wide open, covered in maggots, very lethargic, we did a lot of work on her, and we called her "pickles" because she's in -- she was in a pickle. she loves the attention and through all the surgery, she has been absolutely wonderful. she likes to crawl up on your shoulder. >> you can tell an animal's temperament when they come in the studio a lot of times if they handle the lights and the people well. this is a great cat, only four months old. >> she never stops loving. she just purchases and purchases and purchases and loves people. >> if someone is interested in pickles, what is the adoption process? >> they come in and fill out an
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application, and they look at the animal. this gives them time to get ready and gives us time to make sure everything is up to date and we have the vets check them out. >> it is a fairly easy process. >> she will have all of her shots and she will be tested for feline luke ma and feline immune virus. >> let's put the information up for animal rescue. if you would like to give them a call or check out their web site it is 717-993-3232 and animal rescue.org is the web site or you can get to it from our web site at www.wbaltv.com. i'm sure someone out there wants to take pickles home with them. >> it is hard letting her go. >> i know! what a great cat. >> i twant her. i just got a kiten. >> she's yours. >> i don't know. it might be too much. hopefully someone will get pickles. >> it is 7:49. coming up, "sunday brunch.
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"i >> stay with us. man: let me see the map. just drive, we'll get there! adventure runs on dunkin', with our egg white breakfast sandwiches. hurry in and try one in delicious veggie or turkey sausage.
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>> we're just minutes away from nbc's "today" show. jenna joins us with a preview. >> coming up, we have breaking news out of iran. word that one of the three americans hikers who had been detained for over a year will reportedly be released on bail. we will have the latest on that. and on a day of remembrance, protesters take to the streets protesting the mosque near ground zero. >> then an icon might be moving out. why harley davidson's days could be numbered in wisconsin. >> and a daytime diva plans to make her good-bye one to remember. we will look at oprah's daytime reign and find out what surprises she has in store. maybe there's a car for you, lisa! we've been doing that all morning. back to you.
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>> no car for me, i don't think. it is time for "sunday brunch. ". thanks for coming in. >> good morning. we are making ground beef meatloaf with vadallia onions. we do it for virtly every rosh huh shawnia -- rosh hashanah holiday. we take the onions and stew them for two days with cinamin, sugar, a dash of salt, and a dash of pepper. >> and this takse takes quite sometime? >> yeah, it is not something you can do the same day.
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have you to start the onions a couple days ahead of time and then the meatballs you will do the same day of service. the couscous is what we will be doing for the second show, the seven-vegetable cous-cous and the meatlaul balls and onions we are presenting now. grouppedbeevep beef meatballs are made daily and the stew of the sweet vidalia onions we do two or three days ahead of timeful it is good for the holiday of rosh hashanah that we use it at the restaurant because it is sweet, and we welcome the sweet new year. >> it has always been sort of a comfort food. >> comfort food, and it is also good for meat eaters. a lot of people come to the
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restaurant and they enjoy meat dishes, and we always have something hearty and healthy to offer them. >> we can get a copy of today's recipe by logging on inform our web site at www.wbaltv.com and click on "food" or send in a self-addressed stamp ped envelope. and when you order this at the restaurant, what else would you have with it? >> usually we start with traditional tomatoe green and red bell pepper salad. we add the sweet onions with the tenderloin beef meatballs. >> why the two hours? >> the onions stew for two days but the meatballs are made fresh daily. >> good stuff. >> the best stuff is the stuff
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that sits for a long time. the flavor intensifies. >> let's look at the seven-day forecast. the rain showers are going to come to an end here probably in the next hour or two in the next day. it will linger in the eastern shore counties. around baltimore it should taper off. if you have outdoor plans the afternoon should be ok. some much-needed rain this morning. don't expect any significant precipitation after this until late thursday and friday. it was a long time before we got a good, soaking rain. >> a special day for that. nbc's today show is next. >> a live update at 8:26. we'll be back with more news and weather. >> don't go away.
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